2 cops ar­rested for drink­ing in pub­lic

Sun.Star Pampanga - - NATION! - Anne Per­alta-Malonzo/Sun­Star Philip­pines) (Third

PO­LICE­MEN ar­rested Mon­day evening, Fe­bru­ary 18, two cops who were caught drink­ing in a can­teen in Que­zon City.

The Philip­pine Na­tional Po­lice (PNP) Counter-In­tel­li­gence Task Force (CITF) said ar­rested were Se­nior Po­lice Of­fi­cer 1 Franklin Fran­cisco Nariz and Po­lice Of­fi­cer 3 Tris­tan Bar­don Cal­lao.

Nariz is a mem­ber of the Mar­itime Group as­signed at the PNP head­quar­ters in Camp Crame, while Cal­lao is a mem­ber of the Head­quar­ters Sup­port Ser­vice.

The CITF said the two were ar­rested while hav­ing a drink­ing ses­sion at Korab’s Can­teen in So­corro, Que­zon City around 10 p.m. Mon­day.

Ear­lier, PNP Chief Os­car Al­bay­alde is­sued an or­der bar­ring po­lice­men from drink­ing al­co­holic bev­er­ages in pub­lic places, as well as go­ing to night clubs and gam­bling dens and other places de­voted to vices.

Al­bay­alde said vi­o­la­tion of the or­der is tan­ta­mount to grave mis­con­duct, which is pun­ish­able by dis­missal from ser­vice.

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